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California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  181 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

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Grants to California Nonprofits to Create Public Art Displays in Oakland and San Francisco

Deadline 08/23/19 LOI Date: 05/31/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations to collaborate with local artists in creating place-based, temporary public art displays in Oakland and San Francisco. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Eligible projects must maintain a sustained presence in ord...

GrantWatch ID#: 183978

Grants to USA Individual Writers for New Literary Works on Contemporary Visual Art

Deadline 05/20/19

Grants to USA writers to create new works on contemporary visual arts (artwork made after World War II). Funding is intended to support both established and emerging writers. Eligible project categories include articles, short-form writing, blogs, and books. Projects on post-WWII work in adjacent fields—architecture, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150417

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Enrichment Programming for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 05/20/19

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit underserved and low-income middle school youth in Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties. Funding is intended to support programming for a variety of high-quality enrichment opportunities t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174255

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 05/22/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations for travel expenses aimed at promoting Canadian artistic works and artists internationally. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Funding is intended to support costs such as transportation, ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects that Promote Collabor...

Deadline 06/28/19 Conference Date: 05/30/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California artists and nonprofit arts organizations for arts projects and programs that promote arts access and training, stability, and collaboration. Funding is intended for projects in the disciplines of music, visual arts, festivals, dance, theater, and literary arts. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Mental and Physical Recovery Programs for Veterans

Deadline 07/01/19 LOI Date: 05/31/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit veteran service organizations for programs that support veterans, including veterans with disabilities. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent before applying. Funding may be used for unique programs that provide physical and mental recovery services. Examples of eligible project...

GrantWatch ID#: 151157

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

In-Kind Grants of Custom Animated Videos to USA Nonprofits to Support their Unique Goals and...

Deadline 05/31/19

In-kind grants in the form of short whiteboard animated videos to USA nonprofit organizations to promote their causes and drive engagement. This program will provide free animation services, including original scripting, custom illustration, and professional voiceover. Next Day Animations loves working with organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 179839

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/19

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Agencies to Fost...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and local branches of government for innovative projects that foster intercultural understanding and dialogue. Awards are granted to organizations around the world that seek to grow their range of action within a broad range of social and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181411

Grants to USA and Russia Nonprofits and IHEs for Collaborative Projects in Public Health, Sc...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA and Russia nonprofit organizations, higher education institutions, and schools for collaborative projects that promote engagement, communication, and exchange of knowledge between the two countries. Interested applicants are required to submit a statement of interest prior to submitting a ful...

GrantWatch ID#: 185819

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Professional Advisors to Improve ...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations, public schools, government agencies, and Indian tribal governments in Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity, and Curry Counties for one-on-one technical assistance with a professional advisor. Funding is intended to help organizations increase effectiveness and have a gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 145624
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Grants to California Nonprofits for Social Services, Education, Arts, and Youth in San Franc...

Deadline 07/01/19 LOI Date: 06/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to California nonprofits to benefit communities within the City and County of San Francisco. New applicants, and organizations that have not been funded in the last five years, must submit a Letter of Intent. Eligible program areas include youth, social services, primary and secondary ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170590

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Groups and Individuals for Vocal Music Opportunities...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, individuals, groups, and organizations for activities that support women’s barbershop vocal music education and performances. Funding is intended for programs such as education workshops or seminars, music festivals, or other music education events. While young women a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176061

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Enhance Local Food Systems, and Strengt...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the food system, and enhance public health. Applications are invited from both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support. Priority is given to applicants that address ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Films that Promote Social Justice an...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for film projects that align with the themes of empowerment, social justice, and cultural exchange. Funding is available to both novice and experienced filmmakers for all stages of development, including development, production, post-production, as well as fil...

GrantWatch ID#: 182210

Grants to USA Nonprofit Theaters for Production Costs Associated with New, Author-Driven Pla...

Deadline 06/03/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 to USA small-to-medium-sized nonprofit theaters to support the production of bold and ambitious new plays. Funding is intended to cover production expenses that are so critical to the play's production that without coverage of these expenses, the play would be difficult or impossible t...

GrantWatch ID#: 181524

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Children and Youth with Disabilities to Featu...

Deadline 06/05/19

An opportunity is available for USA, Canada, and International preK-12 children with disabilities to display their visual artwork in an online exhibition. Selected artwork featured in the online series will be displayed at a live exhibition located in Washington, DC. Both two-dimensional (preferred) and three-dimensional w...

GrantWatch ID#: 154524
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Opportunity for USA High School and College Students to Participate in a Greeting Card Design...

Deadline 06/07/19

Opportunity for USA high school and post-high school students who are studying in a graphic communications or printing, graphic design, advertising, or interactive media program to participate in a competition and win awards. Awards are intended to recognize students who have designed and produced a printed greeting card f...

GrantWatch ID#: 170516
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Health, Environment, Youth, and Community D...

Deadline 08/02/19 Conference Date: 06/07/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and grants ranging from $15,001 to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies for innovative and emerging programs that improve the quality of life of communities in Monterey County. Funding is intended to address important issues in the following five areas: com...

GrantWatch ID#: 180122

Grants to California Nonprofits for Education and Health Projects that Benefit Families and Y...

Deadline 06/14/19

Grants to San Francisco Bay area, California nonprofit organizations for programs or projects that benefit families and youth in the areas of safety and health, education, and character development. Priority will be given to programs that place an emphasis on at-risk or underserved populations. Program or project funding m...

GrantWatch ID#: 139979

Grant to a USA Woman Film Director to Market and Distribute a Dramatic Feature Film

Deadline 06/14/19

Grant of $5,000 to a USA emerging woman film director to get a completed film recognized and ready to be distributed. Applicants may submit a recently-completed or nearly-completed dramatic feature film. Funding may be used for festival entry fees, marketing materials, video duplication, publicists, promotion at the film's...

GrantWatch ID#: 155403

Grant to a USA Woman Filmmaker for the Completion of a Film Focusing on Disabilities

Deadline 06/14/19

Grant of $7,500 and additional support to a USA female filmmaker for the completion of a film that addresses developmental or physical disability issues. Films may be of any genre or length, but must currently be a work-in-progress. Applications may be submitted by both directors and producers. Women of Her Word Grant:...

GrantWatch ID#: 171526

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Career Development Projects that Benefit Youth and Veterans wit...

Deadline 06/15/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit youth with disabilities. Projects should help youth develop skills needed for successful employment, especially for work in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics. The Foundation will als...

GrantWatch ID#: 154938

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and...

Deadline 06/15/19

Residencies in Upstate New York to USA, Canada, and International professional documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers. The funding source is particularly interested in supporting the most critical, current issues, including, but not limited to: democracy and governance; education; environment and climate chang...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527
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Award to a USA Playwright to Recognize a Dramatic New Work that is Challenging and Truthful

Deadline 06/15/19

Award of $45,000 and professional development opportunities to a USA playwright in recognition of an unproduced new play that is unique, truthful, and fearless. Applications are encouraged from playwrights of color, first-time playwrights, and playwrights of diverse gender identifications. Funding is intended for unproduce...

GrantWatch ID#: 180988
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Grants to USA and St. Vincent Youth to Pursue and Implement Innovative Projects and Ideas

Deadline 06/15/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA and St. Vincent youth, ages 16 to 25, to pursue their own innovative ideas and projects. Special consideration will be given to applications in the areas of music and performing arts, computer science and technology, and entrepreneurship. Funding is intended to provide financial su...

GrantWatch ID#: 183650
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Indemnity Program for USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Protect Art and Artifacts on Exhibit

Deadline 06/17/19

An indemnity program is available to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies holding collections on exhibit within the country. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended for the coverage of qualifying objects of cultural, educational, scientific, or h...

GrantWatch ID#: 152663

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Digital Preservation and Sharing of Humanit...

Deadline 06/19/19

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, and IHEs for digital humanities projects. Funding is intended for digital projects at any stage of development from the start-up phase, implementation, and long-term sustainability. In honor of the upcoming 250th anniversary of the USA, projects focused on the Declaration of I...

GrantWatch ID#: 176104

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 06/19/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA Artists to Support the Creation of Artistic Works

Deadline 06/19/19

Grants averaging $250 to USA and territories artists to support creative projects. Funding is intended to assist with expenses such as recording studio time, performances, art supplies, exhibits, project-related expenses, and residencies. This grant is open to artists of any discipline. Funding is intended to support artis...

GrantWatch ID#: 185827
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Grants to USA and Canada PreK-8 Schools for Art-Infused Professional Development Initiatives

Deadline 06/21/19

Grants of $2,500 and art supplies valued at $1,000 to USA and Canada PreK-8 schools whose principal is a funding source member for art-infused professional development programs that utilize creative capacity-building. Funding is intended to create a long-term school-wide commitment to art education and to help students dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 171168

Grants to California and Oregon Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Environment, Health, Huma...

Deadline 06/24/19

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Bay area, California and Greater Portland area, Oregon nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of environment, health and human services, arts and culture, and education. Funding may be requested for specific projects and for general support. The Board sele...

GrantWatch ID#: 176670

Grants to California American Indian Nonprofits, Associations, and Tribal Groups for Educati...

Deadline 06/25/19

Grants to California American Indian nonprofit organizations, associations, and Tribal groups for educational resource centers to address the academic and cultural needs of American Indian students, parents and the public schools that serve them. Funding is intended to improve academic achievement and lower dropout rates a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172257

Grants to Ventura, California Nonprofits for Arts Programming and Services

Deadline 06/28/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to Ventura, California nonprofit organizations for artistic and cultural programming, organizational support, and services. The Foundation is seeking proposals that will support Ventura's artists and arts organizations, ensure comprehensive access to and involvement in cultural opportu...

GrantWatch ID#: 128730
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Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Individuals to Encourage Creative Use of Light in a Wide R...

Deadline 06/30/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico individuals aged 35 or under, to support and encourage creativity in the art or science of illumination. Consideration will be given to candidates producing works using light in art, architecture, education, health, environmental design, software design, fixture design, and theater. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 155889

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Filmmaker for a Unique Film Project

Deadline 06/30/19

Grant and in-kind services to a USA, Canada, and International filmmaker to support a unique film project that contributes to society. Funding is intended to support a film that may not otherwise be completed without the help of the grant. Eligible projects include feature-length films, short films, web or television serie...

GrantWatch ID#: 160903
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Museums for Exhibitions Featuring Ar...

Deadline 06/30/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, festivals, museums, and biennials for exhibits featuring artists from Israel. Funding is intended for a range of exhibitions, including institutional or independent projects, events, or presentations that feature one or more ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 177464
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Grants to USA Individuals and Nonprofits for Projects that Advance Arts Scholarship

Deadline 06/30/19

Grants to USA individuals and nonprofit organizations for original ideas and innovative projects that will lead to the advancement of scholarship in the area of the arts. An LOI is required before being invited to submit a proposal. The Foundation funds projects that align with their mission to challenge and shift perc...

GrantWatch ID#: 185201

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Presenting Organizations to Promote Conte...

Deadline 07/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit professional performing ensembles and presenting organizations to improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music. The following two categories are eligible for funding: general operating support and project support, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164730

Grants to California Artists and Nonprofits to Provide Arts for the Underserved in Santa Cla...

Deadline 07/01/19

Grants to California individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations for projects and activities that provide increased access to arts opportunities for the diverse cultural communities and underserved populations of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Eligible projects must fit into one of six categories (Arts Educ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173162
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Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools and Agencies to Benefit the Residents of Santa Cr...

Deadline 07/01/19

Grants starting at $1,000 to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for programs that benefit the residents of Santa Cruz, Monterey, or San Benito Counties. Funding is intended for the following areas of focus: arts and culture, education, community and environment, youth, and health and human services. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173782
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 07/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals, organizations, museums, and historical societies for programs, projects, and activities that promote increased understanding and awareness of Jewish history in the Southern United States. There are three different grant funding opportunities available: 1) The Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Churches for Youth Arts Education and Community Arts ...

Deadline 07/01/19

Grants averaging $350 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, schools, and churches for community arts programs and services. Funding is intended to support youth arts education, arts services, community arts programs, and leadership training in order to enhance the capacity and strength of arts organizations over ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185467

Grants to San Marcos, California Nonprofits to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 07/03/19

Grant ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Marcos, California nonprofit organizations for a wide range of programs, projects, and services that benefit local residents. For reference only, grants in previous years have been awarded to a diverse group of nonprofit organizations serving different purposes in the areas of a...

GrantWatch ID#: 174077
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Early-Career Projects Relating to An...

Deadline 07/10/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the fields of conservation, research, storytelling, education, and technology. This program offers less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. National Geographic Society funded projects shoul...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 07/10/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Experienced Project Leaders for Projects Relating t...

Deadline 07/10/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International experienced project leaders for projects in the areas of education, conservation, storytelling, research, or technology. Proposals are expected to demonstrate successful completion of similar projects with tangible and measurable results. National Geo...

GrantWatch ID#: 183820
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects that Build Acceptance and U...

Deadline 07/10/19

Grants of up to $70,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals for projects that promote the acceptance and understanding of migrants and their communities. Funding is intended for education and storytelling projects that inspire action and empathy in citizens of all ages and policy-makers around migrant and refugee...

GrantWatch ID#: 185646
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Tribal IHEs to Enhance Humanities Programs

Deadline 07/12/19

Grants to USA tribal colleges and universities to enhance humanities programming and curricula. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding will support the development of new resources, courses, and programs, or the improvement of existing ones. Projects will be organized...

GrantWatch ID#: 181579